HPD: Driver killed after skipping turn, crashing into traffic light in west Houston

HOUSTON — Houston police are investigating after a 52-year-old driver was killed in a crash early Sunday in the Energy Corridor.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of Highway 6 near Park Row Drive at 1:30 a.m. Investigators said the driver of a red Ford Expedition was traveling northbound on the feeder road when he disregarded the turn lane markings and continued straight, hitting the curb and then a traffic light pole head on.

The driver was taken to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other individuals or motorists were involved in the incident, police said.